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Bug 96944 - Installer hangs and cannot resume when the ftpserver sends a maximum of ftp users online
Installer hangs and cannot resume when the ftpserver sends a maximum of ftp u...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2003-06-06 16:29 EDT by Erik Ranà
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:54 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-04 23:15:20 EDT
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Description Erik Ranà 2003-06-06 16:29:54 EDT
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Description of problem:
Using the network ftp install for RedHat 9 i choosed the ftp.sunet.se since it 
is the closest to me.

But after a while the Package Installation window hanged..
The progressbar for installing a package was stucked at 37% and got me 
It seemd in the console at ALT+F3 that the ftp server denied the connection 
because there where too many connections.

And the installer did not handle or promt me about it.
I had to start all ower from scratch.

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How reproducible:
Didn't try

Steps to Reproduce:
1. use a ftp server like ftp.sunet.se or someone else that locksout if there 
are too many ftp users
2. use network/ftp installation
3. install and fill the ftp server up so the RedHat computer recives a denial 
of login since there are too many ftp users connected.

Actual Results:  Hang of installation

Expected Results:  It should have handled the ftp servers responce that there 
are too many ftp users connected and offerd an promt where i can change the 
ftp site to a diffrent site so i dont have to restart from the beginning.

Additional info:
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-04 23:15:20 EDT
I believe that this should be resolved with newer releases.  Please
reopen if this isn't the case.

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